openSUSE Security Update : tomcat6 (tomcat6-999)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 40144


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update of tomcat fixes several vulnerabilities :

- CVE-2008-5515: RequestDispatcher usage can lead to information leakage

- CVE-2009-0033: denial of service via AJP connection

- CVE-2009-0580: some authentication classes allow user enumeration

- CVE-2009-0781: XSS bug in example application cal2.jsp

- CVE-2009-0783: replacing XML parser leads to information leakage Additionally, non-security bugs were fixed.


Update the affected tomcat6 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 40144

File Name: suse_11_0_tomcat6-090613.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/07/21

Modified: 2016/12/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N


Base Score: 4.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-jsp-2_1-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-lib, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-servlet-2_5-api, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:tomcat6-webapps, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/06/13

Exploitable With

CANVAS (D2ExploitPack)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-5515, CVE-2009-0033, CVE-2009-0580, CVE-2009-0781, CVE-2009-0783

CWE: 20, 22, 79, 200